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VC199   Sir Hugh Henry Gough

BORN   14 November 1833

DIED   12 May 1909  AGE   75

VC Won  12 November 1857   AGE   23

Place VC Won  Alumbagh & Jellalabad

War/Campaign  The Indian Mutiny

Name   Sir Hugh Henry Gough   No.    

VC Issue No.   199   Awards   VC   GCB

Regiment   1st Bengal European Light Horse

Later   19th Royal Hussars

Now   The Light Dragoons

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   General

Place Of Birth   Calcutta, India

Place Of Death   London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, London, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Square 175, PS-42112

Gazetted   24 December 1858

VC Presented   1859, India


P  Gravestone, Kensal Green Cemetery, West London

Memorial plaque in the Cathedral of Resurrection, Lahore, Pakistan

By The Way…

Brother of (150) Sir Charles John Stanley Gough VC

Uncle of (517)  Sir John Edmund Gough VC

VC Held By

Not known



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